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Indonesia’s President on G-20, Elon Musk and Nickel Taxes: Q&A

Joko Widodo speaks during an interview with John Micklethwait on Aug. 18.
Joko Widodo speaks during an interview with John Micklethwait on Aug. 18.Photographer: Muhammad Fadli/Bloomberg

Indonesian President Joko Widodo generated headlines on the Group of 20 summit, a nickel tax and Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. during an interview on Thursday with Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait. 

After the remarks were reported, the dollar rose in early trade and shares in Asian nickel producers gained.